Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. read you you headline did when the What think?

2. mind when you hear the word 'Syria' What springs to?

3. Syria do about in What know fighting you the?

4. Syria in war the did How start?

5. of What the do new you ceasefire think?

6. do often last Why ceasefires not?

7. sides the What the during all do ceasefire will?

8. Syria Who eventually in will win?

9. Syrian What you the do for people advice have?

10. do years will What 10 Syria in think now like you from be?

11. reading article Did like this you?

12. has in conflict role played Syria What Russia the?

13. do Should war end more America to the ?

14. is to danger the Syria Russia ? troops sending of What and America

15. What Syria's do President you Assad know about?

16. rest the to present Syria does dangers What world the of?

17. and Syria in terrorists the are Who want they do what?

18. of in What think situation Iran the Syria does?

19. the end help Iran can How hostilities?

20. the What you ask would to leaders questions like?

Back to the Syria truce lesson.

Syria Truce - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What springs to mind when you hear the word 'Syria'?
  3. What do you know about the fighting in Syria?
  4. How did the war in Syria start?
  5. What do you think of the new ceasefire?
  6. Why do ceasefires often not last?
  7. What will all the sides do during the ceasefire?
  8. Who will eventually win in Syria?
  9. What advice do you have for the Syrian people?
  10. What do you think Syria will be like in 10 years from now?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What role has Russia played in the Syria conflict?
  3. Should America do more to end the war?
  4. What is the danger of America and Russia sending troops to Syria?
  5. What do you know about Syria's President Assad?
  6. What dangers does Syria present to the rest of the world?
  7. Who are the terrorists in Syria and what do they want?
  8. What does Iran think of the situation in Syria?
  9. How can Iran help end the hostilities?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the leaders?

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